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by On Film, Inc.
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Thoughtfully made advertising sales promo film extolling 1950s suburbanites as citizens and consumers.
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Topics: Suburbia, Cold War, Consumerism
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1939, sound, 55 min, Technicolor, 35mm. Transferred from a 35mm nitrate print. See: Andrew Wood, "The Middleton Family at the New York World's Fair," http://www.sjsu.edu/faculty/wooda/middleton/index1.html. This drama illustrates the contribution of free enterprise, technology, and Westinghouse products to the American way of life. The Middleton Family at the New York World's Fair pits an anti-capitalist bohemian artist boyfriend against an all-American electrical engineer who...
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Topics: World's Fairs, technology, capitalism, communism, time capsules
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by Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
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TELLS THE STORY OF 3 FARM YOUNGSTERS WHO GO TO THE FAIR TO EXHIBIT THEIR CATTLE & PIGS. SHOWS THEM TENDING THEIR LIVESTOCK, WATCHING THE JUDGING & VIEWING THE DISPLAYS. Narrator: James A. Brill. Collaborator: Harry James Reed.
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Thesis (M.S. in Historic Preservation) -- University of Pennsylvania, 1999
Topics: Penn theses, Historic preservation